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EU Sanctions Knock Iran’s Press TV Off the Airwaves

Thanks to the latest EU sanctions against Iran, Press TV was cut off from Europe’s airwaves this morning. Eutelsat began blocking it and 18 other TV/radio stations operated by the Iranian state...

October 15, 2012 18:40 By :

Press TV: Iranian Propaganda Station Off the Air Where it Belongs

The Iranian state propaganda organ Press TV obtained a license to broadcast via satellite from its London studios at the end of 2008, spreading its brand of “news” into the living rooms of...

January 22, 2012 15:24 By :

2011 Dishonest Reporting Awards

Our yearly roundup of the worst excesses of the media in 2011.

December 13, 2011 10:20 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 12/01/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Iran’s feeling the heat on a lot of levels. Big Media thinks Israeli start-ups are cool. And Time says, “So...

December 1, 2011 17:14 By :

Shut Down Iranian Press TV

Free speech is, of course, a fundamental value. But not when it is abused by a media outlet to spread state-sponsored propaganda. And when that media outlet is based in London, there is no reason that...

December 1, 2011 11:34 By :

“The Call Which Ended My Relationship With Press TV”

Jody Sabral blows the lid on her former employers, Press TV, and their handling of the Syrian uprising. Press TV is an official Iranian news channel, and Sabral says her bosses are deliberately suppressing...

November 18, 2011 12:16 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 10/4/2011

For as long as I’ve worked for HonestReporting, my primary job has been to go through the papers and send a daily roundup to the staff of what I see each day – a snapshot of developments...

October 4, 2011 22:43 By :

Press TV’s UK Bank Account Frozen

Press TV’s UK bank account was frozen. The Times of London writes of the latest woes for Iran’s English language news station: The National Westminster Bank has frozen and will shortly close Press...

January 29, 2011 20:41 By :